Farm deaths hit new high

02 July 1997

Farm deaths hit new high

The number of people killed on farms rose 40% last year to hit a
six-year high. Some 63 people were killed on farms in the year ending April, with this figure including 8 children and 20 farm workers. There were 45 killed the previous year.


Farmers Weekly Awards Show

Join us for a week-long extravaganza to celebrate the farming heroes and achievements of 2020 and announce the winners of the Farmers Weekly Awards. Countryfile presenter Adam Henson will host five nights of entertainment in 20-minute programmes filmed all over the country. He'll be joined by a host of farming celebrities and feature a special appearance by HRH Prince Charles.
Find out more
See more